Palm, Sprint Settlement Over Phone Data Loss OK'd At Last

Law360, New York (June 1, 2012, 2:01 PM EDT) -- Sprint Spectrum LP and Hewlett-Packard Co.-owned Palm Inc. finally received approval Thursday in California for a $640,000 settlement resolving claims in a proposed class action alleging the cellphone companies violated contracts and caused customers to suffer "catastrophic data loss.”

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh granted a joint motion seeking final approval on the agreement. The parties had submitted an updated settlement offer that limited the size and scope of the settling class, which followed suggestions Judge Koh laid out in her rejection of the initial settlement....
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